Michael R Arneson



Mr. Arneson is the CEO & Co-founder of Matrics2 as well as, the Co-founder of both Matrics and Innurvation located in Columbia, Maryland. In addition to his over 30 years of extensive microelectronic and RFID design and manufacturing experience, Mr. Arneson received several Awards including the ERNST & YOUNG Entrepreneur of the Year 2004, and won IEEE’s best paper of the year award, twice, in advanced packaging, and The NSA Distinguished Service Award. He also is the Co-founder and has served as the CEO of Harvest Seed International Foundation (HSIF) a 501(c)(3) whose Mission is to Aid and feed starving children in third world countries.

17028 Douglas Avenue
Warba, MN 55793-1640


Matrics2, Inc., a Delaware Corporation - May 2014 – Present


Formed to enable production of ultra-low-cost, ultra-high volumes of NFC RFID TAPs using Massive Parallel Integrated Chip Assembly (“MPICA”) a new enhanced technology invented by Matrics2.

Innurvation, Inc., Columbia, MD 2006 – Present - Co-founder/CEO & CT – Board member

Created to produce low cost Endoscopic Capsule devices for early detection of small and large bowel diseases. Funded with $6+M startup capital from the success of Matrics, Inc., in 2004. Currently produced prototype device ready for animal trials. Device uniquely scans high resolution 60 µm lines providing 3D imaging of esophagus, small and large bowels. As there was no technology precedent, new manufacturing processes for the capsule, reader and their infrastructures were designed.

Michael R. Arneson Foundation Harvest Seed International Foundation (HSIF) 501(c)(3) 2006 – Present
Co-founder/CEO & CTO – Board member

Aid and feed children in third world countries.

Symbol Technologies, Inc., Holtsville, NY 2004 – 2006

Continued to develop the RFID industry so that today it is the number one RFID platform in the world.

Matrics Technology System, Inc., Rockville, MD - 1999 – 2004 Founder/Co-founder/CEO - CTO

Developed and produced low-cost, high performance Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) TAP technology and products. Deployed into various major supply chain companies Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot, etc. Bought by Symbol Technologies, Inc., in 2004 for over $230 million.

National Security Agency/Department of Defense - 1979 – 1999

R&D specializing in electronic design, development, and integration of advanced electronic security technologies. Specialized in re-engineering applications of smart materials, sensors, batteries, and software and hybrid integrated circuitry. Managed hundreds of multi-million-dollar government programs, from research to implementation into the commercial sector. Numerous temporary duty assignments to the US State Department working on security of various American Embassies. Loaned to the CIA and worked with DARPA for various security programs.

US Air Force Electronic Security Command - 1974 – 1980

Stationed in the Italy, S. Korea, Turkey (detailed), and Colorado.


University of Columbia, Columbia, South Carolina AA, 1979-1982
Capitol University, Laurel, Maryland
BSEET, 1984 - 1987
University of Maryland

First Responder, EMT Training, 1988 Volunteer Fire Fighter

Professional Associations

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
American Physical Society
American Chemical Society
Materials Research Society  


Inactive TS/SCI with Polygraph


Various classified and technical publications within and for Intelligence Agencies.

Latest Publication: Y. Okunev, M. Arneson, W. Bandy, R. Davenport, B. Jamieson, K. Powell, W. Shanks, A. Trivelli, "Acoustic Intra-Body Data Transmission", submitted to IEEE Communication Magazine, and published on Innurvation.com website


ERNST & YOUNG Entrepreneur of the year 2004 Finalist

IEEE’s best paper of the year award, twice, in advanced packaging

NSA Distinguished Service Award

Domestic Technology Awards - 1995 and 1998

Presidential Citation Award in 1976 for humanitarian services

Service awards: DARPA – DIS – Army – Air Force – Navy – Department of State – CIA – NSA


Inventor and Co-inventor of over 140 patent applications and patents in both classified and unclassified areas of technology


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